The amount of the contract is estimated at about US$25 million.
The Strategic Projects Division (SPD) is seeking one firm to support the development and implementation of planned Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), including innovative delivery methods such as concession, design-build, and similar methods. In addition, the firm will provide technical support and feasibility analysis of unsolicited and solicited proposals.
The firm must include one Project Manager to lead the team of professional and administrative staff. The project manager must be registered as a professional engineer and a minimum 3 years of experience in the procurement of PPP projects, having managed a minimum of one procurement or design/build project from planning through contract execution and managed technical, legal, and/or financial teams including development.
The team must include, among others, 2 Lead PPP Procurement Managers with a minimum of 2 years of management experience of leading a group of technical staff and advisors in the procurement of transportation design/build or PPP projects including development of procurement documents, technical provisions, engineering concepts/review, conducting industry meetings, risk assessments, and cost estimates for overall project and operations and maintenance.
Interested parties must submit their proposals on or before 18 June 2014. A short list meeting with providers advancing to the short list will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Attendance is limited to two attendees per project team.
The contract execution is expected by August, 2014.
See Request for Qualification (RFQ) document: